‘Edpod’ a podcast produced by the ABC is a great resource for finding out about current issues in education in Australia. The show is presented by
Richard Aedy (pictured left), who presents a very informative and contemporary show that explores new and innovative ideas and explores current educational matters from around Australia.  
You can subscribe to the podcasts or download the audio from their website or from iTunes.

Here is a description of Edpod from their websites ‘About’ page….

EdPod presents a mix of education stories, from early childhood to the end of secondary school. It’s a jargon-free look at the experience of educators, researchers, parents and students. EdPod examines new education ideas, and asks whether things could or should be done differently. From the classroom to the staff room and on to the home – EdPod brings you the latest ideas about learning.